Jack Kerouac

Naval Reserve Enlistment photograph of Jack Kerouac
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Naval Reserve Enlistment photograph of Jack Kerouac
Jack
Kerouac
Birth Date: 
1922
Death Date: 
1969
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Jack Kerouac, born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac, was an American novelist and poet recognized for his method of spontaneous prose. Kerouac was a founder of the “Beat Generation” and hippie movement of the 1960s.